Austin's school for expressive technology. 
Uniting code, hardware, art + design. 


dadageek offers project-focused classes in tech-art. Our mission is to offer education and community to those in Austin creating at the intersection of art, media, and tech. Our instructors are talented, creative technologists with a passion for sharing their expertise with others. 


Summer 2019 Courses


Introduction to Unity for Augmented Reality Art

Instructor: Sandy Miller
July 13 - July 28, 2019
Saturdays, Sundays 2 pm - 5:30 pm
6 class sessions total

This introductory course will cover the essentials of Unity for 3D application development through the lens of augmented reality.


Introduction to 3D Modeling in Blender

Instructor: Bill Byrne
July 17 - 25, 2019
7 class sessions: Weekdays, 1 pm - 4 pm
Week 1: Wednesday, 17th - Friday, 19th
Week 2: Monday, 22nd - Thursday, 25th

An introduction to 3D Modeling and its various applications. The course will cover the creation of 3D models with Blender 2.8, for the purposes of creating 3D assets that can be used as part of animation, video game, augmented or virtual reality projects as well as preparation for 3D Printing.


Motion Interactions with Processing

Instructor: Jerome Martinez
July 10 - 28, 2019
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am - 1 pm
Workshop: 4 class sessions total

This workshop will introduce students into a brief overview of Processing/p5.js. It will also introduce technologies that capture motion, movement, action, and gesture.


A Beginner's Guide to Max for Live

Instructor: Nathan Crepeault
Saturday, July 20th, 2019
2pm - 6pm, Single day workshop

In this workshop, students will learn to "patch from scratch" in the Max for Live environment and build their own devices from the ground up that modify the default behaviors of Ableton via the Live API.


REPURPOSE: Hardware Hacking for Artist and Musicians

Instructor: Matthew Steinke
July 15th - 24th, 2019
7 class sessions: 6 - 9pm
Week 1: Monday, 15th - Thursday, 18th
Week 2: Monday, 22nd - Wednesday, 24th

Repurpose: Hardware Hacking explores the practice of recycling and repurposing consumer products for multimedia and sound performances. 


Composing Interactive Music: Making Algorithmic Compositions with MaxMSP

Instructor: Thomas Echols
July 15th - 24th, 2019
7 class sessions: 6 - 9pm
Week 1: Monday, 15th - Thursday, 18th
Week 2: Monday, 22nd - Wednesday, 24th

Take your musical concepts to new depths by unlocking the secrets of designing algorithms for music!


Make Your Own Printed Circuit Boards

Instructor: Mickey Delp
July 13 - 28, 2019
Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am - 1:45 pm w/ break
6 class sessions total

Learn how to take your circuit from schematic or breadboard to a printed circuit board.